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The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.

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Dzau VJ, Kirch D, Nasca TJ. N Engl J Med. 2020;383:513-515.
This commentary discusses the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the physical, emotional, and mental health on the healthcare workforce and outlines five high-priority actions at the organizational- and national level to protect the health and wellbeing of the healthcare workforce during and after the pandemic.  
Burchiel KJ, Zetterman RK, Ludmerer KM, et al. J Grad Med Educ. 2017;9:692-696.
… Journal of graduate medical education … J Grad Med Educ … Resident work hour limits have been a controversial patient safety strategy. Discussing a recent adjustment to the duty hours requirements, this commentary outlines the process …
Perspective on Safety August 1, 2017
… Professor of Medicine Sidney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University … Thomas J. Nasca, MD … Chief Executive Officer Accreditation Council for …
This piece reviews how changes to the ACGME requirements emphasize patient safety and quality improvement, address physician well-being, strengthen expectations around team-based care, and create flexibility for work hours within the maximum 80-hour workweek.
Yaghmour NA, Brigham T, Richter T, et al. Acad Med. 2017;92:976-983.
This retrospective cohort study found that the leading cause of death among resident physicians is cancer, and the second leading cause of death is suicide. Investigators note that there are fewer deaths overall and from suicide compared to age- and gender-matched general populations. They suggest monitoring and interventions to prevent burnout and provide support for medical trainees.